This category lists data bases for the textile and nonwovens industries, informational and educational resources for management and professionals, industry publications and electronic magazines.
BIR. Bureau of International Recycling
Belgium. International trade federation for the recycling industry, focused on ferrous and non-ferrous metals, paper, textiles, plastics and rubber.
BTTG. British Textile Technology Group
UK. Independent textile and nonwovens research and technology center, also providing services to a range of other spheres of industry and commerce.
CSIR. Fiber & Textile
South Africa. Statutory research council of the South African government, providing technology solutions to the industry, establishing ventures, and licensing intellectual property. Research and development activities in fiber, textiles and clothing technologies.
CSIRO Textile and Fiber Technology
Australia. Institution for applied research, development, consulting and education services to the global wool, cotton, textile, clothing and leather industries. Business arm of the Australian Cotton Cooperative Research Organization.
DVS. German Welding Society
Non-profit technical and scientific society for individuals and companies, involved in research and education on matters relating to the joining, cutting and coating of metallic and non-metallic materials, composite materials and technical textiles and nonwovens, and publishing journals, specialist books, research reports, software, guidelines and codes of practice oriented to science and practice. English and German.
Fiber and Fabric
Education and information resource for children and students about natural and synthetic fibers, and textile, nonwovens and printing technologies. Links to fiber sites. EduScape site, created by Anette Lamb and Larry Johnson.
International Textile Center
USA. Non-profit organization of the Texas Tech University, dedicated to applied research, testing and evaluation of textile fabrics, fibers and processes. Extensive library of articles on cotton growing and processing.
IPFDD. Institute for Polymer Research Dresden
Germany. Public institute for application oriented fundamental research in polymer architecture, interaction mechanisms, and fundamental materials. Activities in fiber reinforced composites, modified polymer membranes, and meltspun nonwovens. List of lectures and conferences. Links to related sites.
ITA. Institut für Textiltechnik
Germany. Competence center and research institute for man-made fiber, nonwovens and textile technology, and mechanical engineering. Links to related sites. Multi-lingual site.
ITCF. Institute for Textile Chemistry and Chemical Fibers Denkendorf
Germany. Government funded institute for fundamental and applied research, and technology transfer in the field of fibers and textiles with regard to manufacturing, modification, characterization and processing. English and German.
National Textile Center
USA. Federally funded consortium of universities, dedicated to applied research on fibers, textiles and related subjects. Searchable database of past and present research projects.
SAMPE. Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering
USA. International professional member society, provides information on new materials and process technologies through forums, publications and books.
SATRA Technology Centre
UK. Authority on the technical aspects of footwear, leathergoods, apparel, toys, safety products, furniture, floorcoverings, construction products and homeware. Involved in product research and development, material and component evaluation, quality assurance, manufacturing efficiency and cost saving, and testing and certification.
Saxon Textile Research Institute
Germany. Application oriented research and development projects for the textile and nonwovens industries. Also, laboratory testing and certification services. English and German.
Karen Miller's blog and encyclopedia presenting photos and entries about textile fibers, yarns and fabrics, dyeing, printing and finishing technologies, textile design and designers, machinery and applications.
Textile Research Institute
Poland. Independent institute for research, development, testing and certification in the fiber, yarn, textile and nonwovens industries. English and Polish.
Search engine for manufacturers of fibers, yarns, greige and finished woven and knitted fabrics, apparel, bedding, trimmings, closeouts, transportation and textile machinery. English and Italian.
TTRI. Taiwan Textile Research Institute
Institute for research and development, and testing and evaluation for the Taiwan polymer materials, fiber, yarn, textile and nonwovens industries. Presentation video. English and Chinese.
TUT - Institute of Fiber Material Science
Finland. Research and development institute of the Tampere University of Technology, specialising in fiber technology and textile chemistry, textile and nonwovens technologies, and electro-conductive fabrics and wearables. English and Finnish.
World Textile Information Network
Information resource providing industry news and analysis about the yarn spinning, textile and nonwovens industries. Requires subscription. Published by World Textile Publications, Ltd.
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